The crooked timber of humanity: chapters in the history of ideas

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Knopf, 27.03.1991 - 277 Seiten
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Essays explore ideas that transform societies, including social and political questions such as nationalism, European unity, fascism, relativism, and cultural history

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Review: The Crooked Timber of Humanity: Chapters in the History of Ideas

Nutzerbericht  - Khalil James - Goodreads

It seems to me that what this collection of essays is saying - and what makes up Isaiah's philosophical legacy - is that cultures attribute different degrees of importance to each of a set of ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: The Crooked Timber of Humanity: Chapters in the History of Ideas

Nutzerbericht  - Greg - Goodreads

I'm currently reading Alan Ryan's _On Politics_, a new survey of political theory from the Greeks to the present. In the introduction, Ryan states that Isaiah Berlin's essays provide one model or ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Inhalt

The Pursuit of the Ideal
1
The Decline of Utopian Ideas in the West
20
Giambattista Vico and Cultural History
49
Urheberrecht

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